The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had CLAS Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CLAS Consultant
Rank 632 630 567
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -63
Contract jobs requiring a CLAS Consultant 18 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.026% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.028% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 29
Median daily rate £600 £550 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £695 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £573
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

CLAS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured CLAS Consultant in the job title.

CLAS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

CLAS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK.

CLAS Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CLAS Consultant
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLAS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 18 £600 +9.09% 4
South West -3 8 £575 +22.99%
Bristol +2 7 £575 +22.99%
South East +15 3 £744 +26.59%
London 0 3 £650 - 1
North West +2 2 - - 1
East of England +19 1 £625 -
Hampshire +4 1 £638 +2.00%
Wiltshire -6 1 £375 -31.81%
West Midlands -31 1 £600 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £638 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £625 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £625 -

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, CLAS Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring CLAS Consultant in the job title.

1 43 (93.48%) CLAS
2 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
3 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Risk Management
4 18 (39.13%) Information Security
5 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (32.61%) Information Assurance
6 15 (32.61%) CESG
6 15 (32.61%) CESG CLAS
6 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.09%) RMADS
7 12 (26.09%) Project Management
7 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
8 11 (23.91%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
9 10 (21.74%) BCP
9 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (21.74%) Government Security Classifications
10 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity Planning
10 9 (19.57%) CISSP
11 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (13.04%) CISM
13 5 (10.87%) Scrum
13 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (10.87%) Power BI
14 4 (8.70%) ISMS
14 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
14 4 (8.70%) PKI
15 3 (6.52%) Migration

CLAS Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Power BI
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) CESG
1 15 (32.61%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Information Security
1 18 (39.13%) Risk Management
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Information Assurance
3 12 (26.09%) Project Management
3 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
4 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
5 10 (21.74%) BCP
5 10 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (19.57%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) ISMS
10 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.52%) Migration
10 3 (6.52%) Presales
11 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (93.48%) CLAS
2 31 (67.39%) Security Cleared
3 27 (58.70%) SC Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (19.57%) CISSP
6 6 (13.04%) CISM
7 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) CISA
8 1 (2.17%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (26.09%) RMADS
3 10 (21.74%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.17%) COBIT
5 1 (2.17%) GPG13
5 1 (2.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) VMware